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Knox College

EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTION

Founded 1837 as Knox Manual Labor College, became Knox College in 1857.

Location:
Galesburg, IL

Founding Date:
1837

Motto:
Veritas

Team:
Prairie Fire

Enrollment:
1350

Official Website:
http://www.knox.edu/

STUDENTS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Charles Montgomery Barnes
Business
8-Sep-1833 19-May-1907 Founder of Barnes & Noble
Amy Carlson
Actor
7-Jul-1968   Alex Taylor on Third Watch
Ralph Connor
Author
13-Sep-1860 31-Oct-1937 Canadian pulp author, Black Rock
Eugene Field
Journalist
2-Sep-1850 4-Nov-1895 A Little Book of Western Verse
Jack Finney
Novelist
2-Oct-1911 14-Nov-1995 Invasion of the Body Snatchers
Robert Hanssen
Spy
18-Apr-1944   Russian mole inside the FBI
Otto Harbach
Songwriter
18-Aug-1873 24-Jan-1963 Smoke Gets in Your Eyes
James M. Kilts
Business
10-Feb-1948   CEO of Gillette, 2001-05
Herb Kohler
Business
20-Feb-1939   Chairman and President, Kohler Co.
Don Marquis
Journalist
29-Jul-1878 29-Dec-1937 archy and mehitabel
Edgar Lee Masters
Poet
23-Aug-1869 5-Mar-1950 Spoon River Anthology
John Podesta
Government
c. 1949   Ex-Clinton Deputy Chief of Staff
Gene Rayburn
Game Show Host
22-Dec-1917 29-Nov-1999 Host of Match Game
Hiram Rhodes Revels
Politician
27-Sep-1822 16-Jan-1901 US Senator from Mississippi, 1870-71
Adarsh K. Sarma
Business
c. 1974   VP at Warburg Pincus
Joseph J. Sisco
Diplomat
31-Oct-1919 23-Nov-2004 Kissinger's Mideast Deputy

ADMINISTRATORS AND TRUSTEES

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Donald V. Fites
Business
20-Jan-1934   CEO of Caterpillar, 1990-99
James M. Kilts
Business
10-Feb-1948   CEO of Gillette, 2001-05
James L. McConaughy
Politician
21-Oct-1887 7-Mar-1948 Governor of Connecticut, 1947-48
Joseph J. Sisco
Diplomat
31-Oct-1919 23-Nov-2004 Kissinger's Mideast Deputy


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